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South Florida SPCA earns Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Reaccreditation through 2019

Former racehorse Never Lie (foreground) an off-track Thoroughbred in retraining and currently available for adoption at South Florida SPCA. (Photo credit: Grace Delanoy) NOVEMBER 20, 2017 – South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue (SFSPCA) is proud to announce that after a rigorous application and inspection process, it has been reaccredited by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)…

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Going Home… After Irma

“Going home, going home. I’m just going home. Quiet like, some still day, I’m just going home.” – FROM THE SONG, “GOING HOME.” MUSIC BY ANTON DVORAK; LYRICS BY WILLIAM ARMS FISHER AND KEN BIBLE. From South Florida SPCA President, Kathleen Monahan: Dear Friends, As I write to let you know what’s been happening at…

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South Florida SPCA Scrambles to Protect 57 Horse Herd from Hurricane Irma

(SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 – HOMESTEAD, FL) Disaster plans and standard operating procedures exist at South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue, but Hurricane Irma will likely rewrite them. Faced with a ferocious Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 mph barreling toward its rescue ranch in Homestead, SFSPCA staff and board members had to scramble to…

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South Florida SPCA Bracing for Hurricane Irma with 55 Horses

outh Florida SPCA Horse Rescue is implementing its disaster plan as Hurricane Irma, now a dangerous and potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, poses an extremely serious threat to South Florida. Though the forecast may change, and we certainly hope it does, we have to prepare for Irma reaching…

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ACTION ALERT: What you can do to prevent the slaughter of U.S. horses

July 10, 2017 – This Wednesday, July 12, the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees will decide if your tax dollars will be spent on the cruel and inhumane slaughter of American domestic and wild horses. There are currently no horse slaughter plants in the U.S. because language in the annual federal spending bill prevents…

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TWO HORSES STOLEN FROM HIALEAH RANCH

South Florida SPCA Urges Public to Be on the Lookout (MIAMI, FL – May 12, 2017) South Florida SPCA urges the public to be on the lookout for two horses stolen from 16480 NW 117th Avenue in Hialeah. One is a chestnut Quarter Horse mare and the other is a bay Paso Fino gelding. SFSPCA…

Trigger, a horse ridden from South Carolina to Miami, seized by South Florida SPCA on November 23, 2016.

Abused Horse Ridden From South Carolina to Miami Given New Life in Key West

(MIAMI, FL – 4/19/17) The long and painful journey for a horse ridden nearly 700 miles from South Carolina to Miami finally has a happy ending. After nearly five months of critical care and rehabilitation at South Florida SPCA (SFSPCA), the organization has arranged permanent sanctuary for “Trigger” at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Animal…

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SHOW HORSE STOLEN IN SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE

(Miami, January 26, 2017) An Andalusian show horse was stolen from a ranch located at 13405 SW 199 Avenue, Miami, FL. The 11 year old horse, named Deseada, was taken sometime between late night Wednesday, January 18 and early morning, Thursday, January 19, 2017. As soon as it was discovered that Deseada was missing, owner…